On August 13, 2021, astronomers made an amazing discovery. They found an asteroid that is closer to our Sun than any other space rock. More about it at #365DaysOfAstronomy
Aug 11th: Dizzy, crazy-spinning brown dwarfs
Often called ‘failed stars’, brown dwarfs are halfway between a star and a planet. And astronomers has found the fastest-spinning one they’ve ever seen
Aug 6th: Fireworks in the Universe With a Record and a Twist
Today story we have news about gamma ray burst that didn’t fit to the boxes astronomers have created for them.
Jul 16th: The Missing Tatooines Out There
In the real Universe, Earth-sized planets may be much more common than we think! And like Tatooine, a lot of them might be among two star systems, called binary systems. Astronomers recently found that we are missing a lot of these distant worlds.
May 26th: A hidden map of the invisible magnetic Universe
As galaxies in a cluster slam into each other and the surrounding matter, they create bow shocks, causing movement of the plasma around these clusters. With the maps provided by the high-energy jets coming out of black holes, the task can be a little easier.
Apr 29th: Natural Binocular Finds A Baby Galaxy On A Cosmic Merry-Go-Round
Astronomers used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array or ALMA get a help from Natural Binocular to find a baby galaxy on a cosmic merry-go-round.
Jan 27th: Where Are We?
Just like the familiar maps we use to navigate our own neighborhoods and cities, astronomers develop maps of the galaxy too! Using the power of several telescopes across Japan, astronomers have teased out some new insights as to the precise location of the Earth within our Milky Way Galaxy.
Aug 27th: When Stars Wobble
New observations from the National Science Foundation’s NOIRLab and other telescopes have found a planet that doesn’t quite match how astronomers expected planets to form.
Aug 14th: When Stars Wobble
Using the VLBA, the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array of radio telescopes, astronomers have found a Saturn-sized planet orbiting a small, cool star that’s only 35 light years away!
Jul 24th: Poof! A Massive Disappearance!
Today we have a story about a mischievous star is located 75 million light-years away in the Kinman Dwarf Galaxy. #spacescoop @unawe #365daysofastro